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College Student Borrowing

Addressing the Student Debt Crisis: We Can Do More to Encourage Responsible Borrowing

Dr. Robert Mendenhall | Posted 12.23.2014 | Education
Dr. Robert Mendenhall

Colleges and universities need to take the lead on this, and while there are some government restrictions on what we can do, there are some relatively simple things we can do that can make a real difference. The Responsible Borrowing Initiative at WGU is a case in point.

Why College Students Don't Borrow Enough

The Atlantic | Jordan Weissmann | Posted 06.13.2012 | Money

After the months of teeth gnashing and media panic over America's ballooning student debt burden, what I'm about to suggest will strike some readers a...

After The Recession, Students Borrow Reluctantly

Posted 09.17.2011 | College

By Lisa Lambert, Reuters (Reuters) - When Emi Young decided to attend Pomona College in California a few years ago, she broke with a tradition as c...

College Student Borrowing On The Rise: Pew Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report from the Pew Research Center, members of the class of 2008 borrowed 50 percent more than those who graduated 12 years earlie...